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NWS Forecast

FZUS56 KMTR 241053
CWFMTR

COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

POINT ARENA TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS AND OUT 60 NM INCLUDING THE SAN
FRANCISCO BAY AREA AND MONTEREY BAY

PZZ500-242300-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST AND BAYS INCLUDING
MONTEREY BAY NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARIES...

A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDS FROM OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST
INTO THE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA. THE HIGH WILL MOVE INTO
THE GREAT BASIN WEDNESDAY AS A FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST. LIGHT NORTHERLY WINDS WILL SWITCH TO SOUTHEAST
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.



PZZ570-242300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT...INCREASING TO 8 TO 10 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN RAIN LIKELY. 



PZZ571-242300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
SE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ575-242300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
 W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 TO 8 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ576-242300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS 10 TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 TO
10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
8 TO 10 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
E WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 TO
8 FT. 



PZZ540-242300-
POINT ARENA TO POINT REYES TO 10 NM-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 6 FT...INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 FT.

FRI
SE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ545-242300-
POINT REYES TO PIGEON POINT TO 10 NM-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
N WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT
14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
E WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN. 

..SAN FRANCISCO BAR/FOURFATHOM BANK FORECAST
..

IN THE DEEP WATER CHANNEL...COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FEET WITH A
DOMINANT SWELL PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.

ACROSS THE BAR...COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FEET WITH A DOMINANT SWELL
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OF 1.1 KNOTS AT 04:45
AM MONDAY AND 3 KNOTS AT 03:59 PM MONDAY.



PZZ560-242300-
PIGEON POINT TO POINT PINOS TO 10 NM-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 6 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 4 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

FRI
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.



PZZ565-242300-
POINT PINOS TO POINT PIEDRAS BLANCAS TO 10 NM-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
7 TO 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
S WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
NW WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 TO 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
NW WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT.

FRI
W WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 TO 7 FT.



PZZ530-242300-
SAN PABLO BAY SUISUN BAY THE WEST DELTA AND SAN FRANCISCO BAY
NORTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
N WINDS 5 KT.

TONIGHT
SW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
E WINDS 10 KT.

TUE NIGHT
NE WINDS 10 KT.

WED
NE WINDS 10 KT.

THANKSGIVING DAY
NE WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING SW.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 KT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. 



PZZ531-242300-
SAN FRANCISCO BAY SOUTH OF THE BAY BRIDGE-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
NW WINDS 5 KT.

TONIGHT
NW WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUE
NW WINDS 5 KT.

TUE NIGHT
N WINDS 5 KT.

WED
NW WINDS 5 KT.

THANKSGIVING DAY
SW WINDS 5 KT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 KT. 



PZZ535-242300-
MONTEREY BAY-
253 AM PST MON NOV 24 2014

TODAY
E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TONIGHT
E WINDS 10 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

TUE NIGHT
W WINDS 5 KT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W SWELL
3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

WED
E WINDS 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 3 TO 5 FT AT 14 SECONDS.

THANKSGIVING DAY
NE WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS
THAN 2 FT. W SWELL 4 TO 6 FT.

FRI
E WINDS 5 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 2 FT. W
SWELL 5 TO 7 FT. 



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